FCC club lunch with Dean KARLAN
Speaker: Dean KARLAN
Professor of Economics, Yale University
Topic: Are anti-poverty programmes inevitably toxic?
Dean KARLAN examined what works and what fails in the fight against poverty around the world, at an FCC club lunch session on 05 July 2011.
Mr. KARLAN is the co-author of a new book, “More than Good Intentions”, which looks at this issue in depth, drawing from Mr. KARLAN’s and others’ research in many of the most troubled, and innovative, countries in Asia, Latin America and Africa, as well as his numerous published papers on investment, agriculture, health, education, and behavioral economics.
Mr. KARLAN has been the recipient of numerous awards for his research. Previously he was an assistant professor of economics at Princeton and is currently a professor of Economics at Yale University, President and Founder of Innovations for Poverty Action, a Board Member and Research Affiliate of the M.I.T. Poverty Action Lab, and President and co-Founder of stickK.com.